Michigan To Idaho Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Michigan to Idaho? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Michigan to Idaho transport decisions. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Our logistics professionals can put a hassle free hauling experience within reach.

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Michigan Shipping FAQs

What Are Michigan's Major Cities And Roadways?

Michigan is more than 450 miles long and nearly 400 miles wide. When you include the Upper Peninsula, Michigan is the 11th largest state in the country. The state has more than 120,000 miles of roadways, including 1,200 miles of interstate highways. In Michigan, I-75 goes north/south from Sault St. Marie on the Canadian border to Detroit. I-69 runs diagonally north/south from Lake Superior to the Indiana border. I-96 travels east/west from Muskegon to Detroit. I-94 also runs east/west in the lower portion of the state, from St. Joseph to Detroit. Except for a short stretch of I-75, there are no interstate highways in the Upper Peninsula.

Michigan is the 10th most populous state in the nation. Nearly 10 million people live in the state. With more than 600,000 people, Detroit remains the largest city by population in Michigan. Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the state, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Michigan are:

  1. Detroit;
  2. Grand Rapids;
  3. Warren;
  4. Sterling Heights;
  5. Ann Arbor;
  6. Lansing;
  7. Flint;
  8. Dearborn;
  9. Livonia;
  10. Westland.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Michigan?

If your heavy equipment shipment exceeds the dimensional limits established in Michigan, you’ll need to apply for oversize shipping permits to travel in the state. Oversize permits can take as long as 10 days to process. Frost and thaw regulations that restrict travel on icy roads run from February through April.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Michigan include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Michigan's Length Restrictions?

Michigan is one of the northern states that permits dual trailers, which can be as long as 75 feet. The maximum length for trailers, 65 feet, is longer than most states permit. On non-designated roadways, the maximum trailer length is 50 feet. The state allows a 3-foot overhang on the front bumper and a 4-foot overhang on the rear bumper, which is part of the overall length calculations. Travel trailers are restricted to 28 feet 6 inches.

Trailer length maximums in Michigan include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 65 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Michigan?

Permits to ship oversize loads on Michigan roadways are available from the state Department of Transportation. During weekdays, oversize transport is restricted to ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset. On weekends, only shipments less than feet long, feet high and feet wide are allowed to travel. Motor homes longer than 105 feet are considered Super Loads.

The maximum dimensions allowed for an oversize load in Michigan include:

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds or more requires bridge study;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 15 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Michigan's Major Auction Houses?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Michigan. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, runs four locations in Michigan. National competitor J.J. Kane maintains an office in Charlotte.

Repocast has three locations in Michigan. Other major equipment auction houses in Michigan include:

  • Art Smith Auctioneers, Cedar Springs;
  • Assets Now, Ferndale;
  • Big Bear Auction, Eau Claire;
  • Brian Hasty Auction, Tekonsha;
  • Miedema Auctioneering, Wayland;
  • RJ Montgomery, Plymouth;
  • Rowley’s Auction Services; Attica
  • Vander Kolk Auction, Dorr.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Michigan?

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your pieces of heavy equipment to or from any rental-center location in Michigan. Sunbelt Rentals operates seven equipment-rental locations in the state, including a Power and Pump dealer in Shelby Charter Township. United Rentals also has seven locations in Michigan.

AIS Construction Equipment has five rental locations in the state. Other equipment rental centers in Michigan include:

  • Herc Rentals, Erie;
  • Carleton Equipment, Kalamazoo;
  • Cloverdale Equipment, Norton Shores;
  • Fader Equipment, Kalamazoo;
  • Grand Equipment, Huntington;
  • McAllister Rentals, Midland and Traverse City;
  • Southeastern Equipment, Holt;
  • Universal Rent All, Cadillac.

Idaho Shipping FAQs

What Are Idaho's Major Cities And Roadways?

Idaho is the 14th largest state in the country by size.  Idaho is nearly 480 miles long and nearly 300 miles wide. The state operates nearly 1,000 miles of roadway within its borders. About 700 miles of road in Idaho is interstate highway. I-90 runs east/west between Washington and Montana in the northwest part of the state. I-84 goes diagonally through Boise in the southwest corner of the state, running between Oregon and Utah. The main north/south interstate in Idaho, I-15, runs between Montana and Utah in the southeast corner of the state. I-86 runs east/west to connect I-84 and I-15 in the southeast portion of Idaho.

By population, Idaho is the 31st largest state in the union. With nearly 150,000 residents, Boise is the most populous city in the state. Meridian, a town outside Boise, was the fastest growing city in Idaho in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Idaho are:

  1. Boise;
  2. Nampa;
  3. Meridian;
  4. Idaho Falls;
  5. Pocatello;
  6. Caldwell;
  7. Coeur d’Alene;
  8. Twin Falls;
  9. Lewiston;
  10. Lewiston Orchards.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Idaho?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Idaho. Single axels must weight 20,000 pounds or less, and double axels must be 34,000 pounds or less

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Idaho include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Idaho's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Idaho are similar to rules in other southern states. Trailers are limited to 45-feet in length on designated routes, including some two-lane US highways. The state allows an overhang of four feet in the front and 10 feet in the back.

Trailer length maximums in Idaho include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Idaho?

Permits to transport oversize shipments in Idaho can be gathered from the state Transportation Department. Shipping oversized equipment is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Oversize permits are valid for five days in Idaho.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions that Idaho allows include:

Maximum Weight: 120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Idaho's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Idaho. None of the major national equipment auction houses have branches in Idaho. Musser Brothers operates locations in Twin Falls and Meridian.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Idaho include:

  • Corbett Auctions, Kuna;
  • Bighorn Auction, Idaho Falls;
  • Meridian Public Auction, Meridian;
  • Pickett Auction Service, Greenleaf;
  • Musick Auction, Nampa;
  • Premier Auction Center, Post Falls;
  • Reinland Equipment Auction, Post Falls;
  • Western Auction, Caldwell.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Idaho?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Idaho. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each operate two equipment rental stores in Idaho. Western States CAT has four stores in the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Idaho include:

  • Arnold Machinery, Idaho Falls;
  • DRACO Equipment, Idaho Falls;
  • Glenn Dick Equipment, Boise;
  • Honnen Equipment, Idaho Falls;
  • Machinery Northwest, Spirit Lake;
  • Mountain West Rentals, Idaho Falls;
  • Pro Rentals, Idaho Falls and Rexburg;
  • Tates Rents, Boise.

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